Accessibility Minutes 2011 11 28

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  • Jon Gunderson (University of Illinois - Co-Chair)
  • Ann Abbott (IBM) scribe
  • David Todd (IBM)
  • Marc Johlic (IBM)
  • Nicholas Hoyt (University of Illinois)
  • Philip Ackermann (Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology)
  • Prasanna Bale (University of Illinois)
  • Richard Schwerdtfeger (IBM - Co-Chair)


Link to agenda:


Jon: working on Cache

Jon: may result in rule renaming to follow separated caches

Jon: Rule ID will indicate cache used.

Jon: improving documentation in code base. Should make easier to update blank pages in wiki.

Requirement 2.4.3 Focus order


Jon: Manual evaluation necessary for 2.4.3 for both Transitional and ARIA ruleset.

Requirement 2.4.4 Link purpose


Jon: ARIA1 is not a "Sufficient technique", but it is only an "Advisory technique" for 2.4.4

Jon: worry about the different technique labels at a later date

Jon: created new category = "Informational"

Jon: changed Link_2 to "Informational"

Ann: think Link_3 should be "Informational"

Jon: agreed

Requirement 2.4.5 Multiple ways


Ann: pasted in from from WCAG 2.0/2.4.5: Sufficient Techniques for 2.4.5 - Multiple Ways

1. Using two or more of the following techniques:

  • G125: Providing links to navigate to related Web pages
  • G64: Providing a Table of Contents
  • G63: Providing a site map
  • G161: Providing a search function to help users find content
  • G126: Providing a list of links to all other Web pages
  • G185: Linking to all of the pages on the site from the home page

Jon: 2.4.5 will be where we start next session.

Call ended at 1: 06pm Central--AnnAbbott 21:04, 28 November 2011 (UTC)

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